Avalanche Warning
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON RELAYED BY NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON 715 PM PST FRI FEB 16 2018

THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE WARNING...

TIMING...IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17.

LOCATION...THE WEST AND EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES
INCLUDING MT BAKER, STEVENS PASS, SNOQUALMIE PASS, PARADISE, WHITE
PASS, AND MT HOOD.

AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER TODAY IS EXPECTED TO BE HIGH
SATURDAY IN ALL ELEVATION BANDS IN THESE AREAS.

REASON...STRONG STORM SYSTEM WITH HEAVY SNOW, RAIN AND STRONG WINDS
ON SATURDAY WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD AVALANCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IS NOT
RECOMMENDED IN AREAS WITH A HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER.

PLEASE VISIT NWAC.US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS
WHERE AVALANCHE MITIGATION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER IN SEATTLE,
WASHINGTON.

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HAHN&HIRSHBERG/NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER



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